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15131 Alanalda (2000 ET54)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015131
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .11590440857174 3.1489e-08  
a 2.617072939495863 1.1151e-08 au
q 2.31374264825449 8.1677e-08 au
i 6.626712507013912 3.9971e-06 deg
node 61.30408170551166 3.3496e-05 deg
peri 224.9980625654199 3.875e-05 deg
M 107.8311214581334 2.0385e-05 deg
tp 2458137.305079294830
(2018-Jan-18.80507929)
8.7167e-05 TDB
period 1546.401161362342
4.23
9.8835e-06
2.706e-08
d
yr
n .2327985835724856 1.4879e-09 deg/d
Q 2.920403230737236 1.2443e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2170  
   data-arc span      14835 days (40.62 yr)  
   first obs. used      1979-04-26  
   last obs. used      2019-12-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46518  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-13 23:54:52  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.30243 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.21367 au 
 T_jup = 3.388 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.8   n/a MPO502285  

15131 Alanalda           Discovered 2000 Mar. 10 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak.
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Reference: 20110615/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-28

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Alternate Designations
 2000 ET54 = 1979 HW 
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